5G Literacy (Beginner Level)

  • 22m
  • 22 questions
The 5G Literacy benchmark measures whether a learner can explain common 5G technologies and issues to other people. This Benchmark is for mostly non-technical, government, and business learners. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates a beginner level of understanding in commonly used 5G terms and issues.

Topics covered

  • analyze the primary driving forces behind 5G's rollout and what it's usage promises are
  • comprehend the role of local government in the deployment of mobile communication networks and the influence of political figures in general
  • define machine-type communication (MCT) and identify its specific characteristics
  • define the characteristics and capabilities required to incorporate 5G within different areas of application
  • describe the evolution of mobile communications from the mobile radiotelephone to today's networks
  • describe the network vulnerabilities that are unique to 5G networks
  • detail the various ways in which government officials and related bodies are involved with 5G deployments
  • examine how machine-type communication are expected to impact businesses, industries, and society as a whole
  • examine the advantages associated with obtaining various government departments and entities as customers of 5G services
  • examine the evolution of wireless communications and how recent trends enable machine-type communications
  • explore conflicts in the technology industry and how they can be leveraged for good
  • explore solutions and resolutions that will aid in resolving health and safety concerns in the deployment of 5G
  • identify commercial applications of 5G in areas like manufacturing, industrial automation, and robotics
  • identify the immense benefits and potential of a completely connected world
  • list the most common political obstacles to the deployment of 5G and understand their reasoning and motivation
  • list the various domains and disciplines on which 5G will have a direct and substantial impact and specify why these influences are significant
  • outline how embracing other fields and disciplines can be beneficial for technical players and participants of 5G
  • outline the components of a mobile communications network and how they operate and interact
  • outline the history of security in telecommunications as well as the importance of privacy, especially in today’s highly connected network
  • recognize the players involved in the 5G lifecycle, both old and new, and differentiate between them
  • recognize the role played by government regulatory organizations in defining and enforcing rules and guidelines for the deployment of mobile communications
  • summarize and understand the rationale behind various areas and categories of opposition to 5G